Rank #1: EP31: Breaks Up Are a Bitch
Taylor invites good friend and Bachelor family member Vanessa Grimaldi on to discuss break-ups, both public and private. Taylor and Vanessa bonded in their season of The Bachelor, where Vanessa got engaged to Nick Viall. Both women are now single and have experienced a break-up in the public eye. The two discuss how to cope during and after a romantic relationship ends, and how break-ups can honestly be a bitch.
Jul 03 2018
Rank #2: EP77: How to have better sex, with Dr. Justin Lehmiller
Dr. Justin J. Lehmiller, research Fellow at The Kinsey Institute and author of the book Tell Me What You Want, joins Taylor to discuss sex fantasies, answer your questions on how to have better sex and healthier relationships, forced sex fantasies in #MeToo era, the impact of porn on our sexual fantasies, and the increasing interest in consensual non-monogamy.
Jun 04 2019
Rank #3: EP65: A Resilient Woman: The Bachelor’s Caroline Lunny
Caroline Lunny, from Arie’s season of The Bachelor and season 4 of Bachelor in Paradise shares her struggles with mental illness. Caroline opens up about her childhood in an abusive home and her relationship with her father, which has impacted several of her abusive romantic relationships. From pageants, to anti-depressants, to inner child work, to dating, Caroline is unfiltered and sharing her story to help let other women know they are not alone.
Mar 12 2019
Rank #4: EP93: Sex Drives & More
Taylor chats with @colby_mft, a sex therapist in Philly, to answer your questions on how to increase sex drive, if it’s healthy to be a virgin in your 20s, how to have sex post break up, non-monogamy, and more!
RESOURCES: @ colby_mft
More Than Two by Eve rickert
Come As You Are by Emily Nagoski
Sep 24 2019
Rank #5: EP40: Help! I Suck at Feelings, with Dean Unglert
The Bachelorette’s Dean Unglert digs deep into his layers of hurt and opens up about the years of trauma he experienced in late childhood and adolescence. Taylor challenges Dean to identify the feelings around his pain and together they process how he can deepen his connections with the people in his life.
Sep 04 2018
Rank #6: EP67: Sexual Assault with Ashley Spivey
She doesn’t take crap from anyone and her name is Ashley Spivey. You may remember her from Season 15 of The Bachelor or from being outspoken on social media regarding sexual harassment of contestants on the show. Spivey proves there is so much more to the women on this show. She opens up about her experience of being an adolescent child of divorce, being in an abusive relationship for 4 years, a sexual assault as a college freshmen, and how it feels to now be in a healthy marriage.
Mar 26 2019
Rank #7: EP56: New Year, Same Us, with Vanessa Grimaldi
Taylor is joined by Bachelor bestie Vanessa Grimaldi to reflect on what a year 2018 was. The ladies share what they struggled with, how they’ve grown, what they’ve had to forgive themselves for, and what they’ve been thankful for throughout 2018. Discussing organization, dating, nutrition, masturbation, travel, independence, the girls cover it all!
Jan 08 2019
Rank #8: EP85: BIP Review with Vanessa Grimaldi
Taylor is joined by Bachelor bestie Vanessa Grimaldi to share her feelings on the Bachelor in Paradise preview, the ladies discuss how they maintain a long distance friendship, how they navigate when their friends enter a new relationship, and reflect on the work they’re doing from the past relationships and current ones.
Jul 30 2019
Rank #9: EP95: Creating Interdependency & Being a Caregiver
In a live recording at Fireside Conference Taylor talks with Camp Walden Director, Sol Birenbaum, about the life lessons learned from time at camp, how to develop a relationship of interdependence, and how to take care of your mental health while being a “rock” for others.
Fireside Conference https://www.instagram.com/fireside_conf/
Camp Walden https://www.instagram.com/waldencanada/
Sol Birenbaum https://www.instagram.com/waldensol/
Oct 08 2019
Rank #10: EP26: Bachelor Family Forgiveness w/ Olivia Caridi
Bachelor family member, Olivia Caridi comes on to discuss forgiveness. Like any relationship, Taylor and Olivia have had some ups and downs in their friendship. They share how they came to forgive each other and are able to embrace their relationship today as friends, neighbors, and of course BACHELOR FAMILY. As Bachelor “villains”, the ladies also discuss their process in forgiving how being on The Bachelor has changed their lives.
May 29 2018
Rank #11: EP80: Sex Education with Liz Goldwyn
Founder of The Sex Ed podcast, Liz Goldwyn, joins Taylor to provide some sex education and answer your questions! The two discuss how to have a healthy relationship with porn, share their stories of exploring masturbation and sex toys, and answer your questions on STDs and STIs.
Jun 25 2019
Rank #12: EP68: The Bachelor’s Jacqueline Trumbull
Taylor chats graduate school, monogamy, therapy, and dating with The Bachelor’s Jacqueline Trumbull.Jacqueline celebrates getting into her dream school, dives deep into the different forms of relationships we can create, and how growing up with strong female figures has influenced her career and dating life.
Apr 02 2019
Rank #13: EP51: Dating Your Best Friend with Vanessa Grimaldi
On this week's podcast, Vanessa and Taylor discuss if they are more than just friends, and how you can nourish your friendships and romantic relationships.
Nov 19 2018
Rank #14: EP92: Relationship, Are You Sure You Want One?
Author of “Relationship, Are You Sure You Want One?”, Simone Milasas, discusses her experiences with love, sex, and money. Taylor and Simone share what conscious un-coupling can look like, how to spice up your sex life and have fun, and how to be intentional in what kind of relationship you are creating.
Sep 17 2019
Rank #15: EP54: Post Traumatic Growth
Ken Falke, a 21-year Navy veteran, shares his experience in bomb disposal and how his life experiences have led him to his philanthropic work with mental health centers for veterans. As the founder of the nation’s first privately-funded mental health center for veterans, Ken is passionate about helping people grow from their trauma. He walks us through two of the techniques used in his treatment programs: the 5 phases of post-traumatic growth and the Wellness Triangle.
Dec 12 2018
Rank #16: EP38: Embracing Your Weird with Kendall Long
Aug 21 2018
Rank #17: EP94: I Haven’t Shaved in Six Weeks
Lindsey Hall, 5 years in recovery and in a life-long love affair with anorexia, exercise, bulimia and binge eating, shares candidly about her journey. As a writer she also discusses how PCOS has impacted her, and the two discuss being HAIRY!
Lindsey’s Blog https://ihaventshavedinsixweeks.com @LindseyHallWrites https://www.instagram.com/lindseyhallwrites/ Mentioned: https://www.instagram.com/madelynmoon/ https://www.instagram.com/harnaamkaur/
Oct 01 2019
Rank #18: EP91: 99 Ways to Own Your Anxiety
Julian Brass shares his journey from letting anxiety run his life to how he now owns his anxiety and uses it to his advantage. He chats with Taylor about his new book, and the two share how they own their anxiety in their bodies, minds, and souls.
Sep 10 2019
Rank #19: EP42: From Fear to Love w/ Jared Haibon
After appearing on the Help! I Suck at Dating podcast, Taylor invites co-host Jared Haibon, from The Bachelorette and Bachelor in Paradise, on to get personal. Jared reflects on how he used to live his life out of fear and has transitioned to doing things out of love. As the two talk, Jared shares about his relationship with his father and how it has impacted his identity as a man.
Sep 18 2018
Rank #20: EP44: I Need Help, with Olivia Caridi
After a month of traveling, Taylor is back in Seattle and catches up with Bachelor family member Olivia Caridi as she enters therapy. Olivia shares what she is hoping to work on in therapy including body image, depression, and the trauma of being on The Bachelor.
Oct 02 2018